A Bavarian born brewer, that once helped open an English brewery waaaaay back in the 20th century, gets to name an Irish-style beer after himself...doesn’t he? That’s a BIG stretch, but Florian’s not naming the beer after himself, others at UCBC are to blame. Anyways, to help celebrate spring and the day of Ireland’s Patron Saint, UCBC’s patron brewer, "O’Florian", has brewed a traditional Irish Dry Stout ~ a style that quite often surprises people with its easy-drinking demeanor despite its ominous aroma and dark appearance. OG 12.1 Plato (Imperial Nonic)
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
It poured a dark red almost black color with a brown head. The aroma was of malt and coffee. The taste was of roasted malts, with a touch of coffee. A very good Dry Stout.
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - MAR 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
(draught at tasting room) black with generous light brown head. Aroma of toasted malt and coffee. Flavor was roast malt, some coffee, hint of sweetness, earthy/grassy hops. Would love to have it on a nitro tap. Very full bodied.
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